Kaan Terzioglu

CEO, VEON

Kaan Terzioglu

Speaker Bio


Kaan Terzioglu is the Group Chief Executive Officer of VEON Group that serves more than 210 million customers in 9 countries with connectivity and digital services. As the Group CEO, Terzioglu leads the executive teams VEON’s operating companies in Russia, Pakistan, Ukraine, Algeria, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Georgia.



Prior to his current role, Terzioglu served VEON as a Group Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Operating Officer and a VEON Board member. His career spans over 30 years in regional and global leadership roles in management consulting, technology and telecoms with Arthur Andersen, CISCO and Turkcell.



Kaan Terzioglu is currently a Board Member of the GSMA and of the GSMA Foundation, and also serves on the board of Digicel.  In 2019, Mr. Terzioglu received GSMA’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry” award for his leadership in defining a digital transformation model for the telecoms industry, and for his contributions to socially responsible business.